Reid springs into ac­tion to claim sta­ble­ford

The Gazette (Derwent Valley) - - SPORT - GOLF by EVEN PAR

WITH lovely spring weather upon us and the course in great con­di­tion, there was some sen­sa­tional scor­ing dur­ing Satur­day’s sta­ble­ford at the New Nor­folk Golf Club.

The high­light of the day was the great score of 45 points by Gary Reid to take out Di­vi­sion 3.

Gary was fol­lowed by Ron Coleman, who also had a fan­tas­tic day to come in with 40 points.

In Di­vi­sion 2 Mike Smith was a clear win­ner with 43 points, with Brian Hall next best with 38 points.

Di­vi­sion 1 was closer, but Ge­off Hack took the hon­ours with 40 points, with Paul Wil­ton close be­hind with 39 points.

The Wed­nes­day com­pe­ti­tion was also a sta­ble­ford, and in the 18-hole event Bob Vaughan was a run­away win­ner with a tremen­dous 43 points, with the next best be­ing Dal­las Langridge with 41 points.

The nine-hole event was much closer, with Gary Reid win­ning the day with 23 points on a count­back from Josh Wat­son.

Satur­day’s event is a four-man am­brose, with spots still avail­able Re­sults of Satur­day’s sta­ble­ford — Di­vi­sion 1: Ge­off Hack 40pts, 1; Paul Wil­ton 39pts, 2, on count­back from Daryl Smith 39pts, 3.

Di­vi­sion 2: Mike Smith 43pts, 1; Brian Hall 38pts, 2, on count­back from Josh Wil­liams 38pts.

Di­vi­sion 3: Gary Reid 45pts, 1; Ron Coleman 40pts, 2, on count­back from Tony Banks 40pts, 3.

Near­est the pins: 3rd, Tony Hen­dricks; 6th/15th, Glenn Heron; 8th/17th, John Kin­loch.

Balls down the line: Daryl Smith, Adam Sav­age, Stephen Ack­er­ley, Josh Wil­liams, Bob Rice, David Giles,

Tony Banks, Tom Shep­pard, Alan Leitch. Re­sults of Wed­nes­day’s sta­ble­ford —

18-hole: Bob Vaughan 43pts, 1; Dal­las Langridge 41pts, 2; Josh Wat­son 40pts, 3.

Nine-hole: Gary Reid 23pts, 1, on count­back from Josh Wat­son 23pts, 2; Bob Vaughan 22pts, 3.

Birdie card draw: Nine-hole, Josh Wat­son; 18-hole, Dal­las Langridge.

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